Two soldiers from the islands who died in WWI are to be honoured by their former university.
Police dogs have stopped approximately £7,500 worth of drugs from coming into Shetland through the post.
£270 fine handed to Shetland man after he failed to identify himself to police as driver of motorbike with no MOT
A man who failed to identify himself to police as the driver of motorbike with no MOT was fined £270 at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday.
Two men fined after hurling homophobic insults and trying to stick fingers up the nose of a doorman at a Lerwick nightclub
Two men involved in a fracas at a Lerwick nightclub last year were fined at the town’s Sheriff Court yesterday.
More than 280 bags of rubbish have been collected so far as part of Shetland’s first Muckle Gadderie roadside clean-up event.
Man who defrauded authorities of almost £50,000 spared prison slapped with fine and community payback order
A man who defrauded the authorities of almost £50,000 was spared prison at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Wednesday when the sheriff imposed a £5,000 fine and an 18-month community payback order.
Lerwick man imprisoned for 14 months after being caught with 2kg of cannabis resin at town’s ferry terminal
A man from Lerwick has been imprisoned for 14 months after being caught with 2kg of cannabis resin at the NorthLink ferry terminal in the town last year.
Lerwick woman who defrauded nearly £11,000 from the government handed 18-month supervised community payback order
A woman from Lerwick who defrauded nearly £11,000 from the government has been sentenced to an 18-month supervised community payback order.
The planned roll-out of recycling throughout Shetland will not be delayed by problems with the sorting shed at Gremista, with collections due to start next month in the north and west Mainland.
A man from Irvine was remanded in custody at Lerwick Sheriff Court yesterday after appearing in private accused of assault to severe injury and permanent disfigurement. Michael Gallagher, 32, who appeared from custody, was also charged with assault to injury. He made no plea and was committed for further examination.
A group of children whose lives have been affected by cancer have been taken on a mini-adventure to Orkney.
A dry cleaners in Lerwick was ablaze earlier this evening as three fire crews were called to the scene.
Two Shetland sisters - who struggled through the death of their father - have been named Countryfile’s Farming Heroes 2018.
Shetland councillors have approved plans to cut free public transport for senior secondary pupils attending schools outside their catchment area.
A missing yacht off the coast of Shetland has been located “safe and well.”
The fishing village of Scalloway on Shetland is set to have its image and landscape revamped.
Lerwick Harbour bosses are geared up to welcome this year’s crop of keen yacht racers to the Shetland Islands and have introduce a new event.
An Orkney couple are supporting the campaign to bring a new charity air ambulance to the north-east, saying it could save lives by ensuring casualties on the islands receive more timely treatment.
The tax office has been accused of ‘Mafia tactics’ by Orkney and Shetland MP Alistair Carmichael.
This adorable seal pup is doing well after being nursed to health by staff at a Shetland wildlife sanctuary.
Police are training dozens of officers on Orkney, Shetland and the Western Isles to use Tasers as part of a major expansion programme.
Shetland police will be running a motorcycle safety campaign in the lead-up to the Simmer Dim Motorcycle Rally in the islands later this month.
Public bodies have been urged to ditch the “silo mentality” and find a solution to controversial car parking charges at Sumburgh Airport.
Members of Shetland Islands Council’s planning committee have been advised to approve a proposal to retain the emergency helicopter landing pad at Clickimin on a permanent basis.
A walrus who has delighted nature lovers by touring the north coast appears to be returning home to the arctic.
Police are looking for witnesses after a blaze at Shetland’s “most haunted” house was doused by firefighters yesterday morning.
Three fire crews attended a building fire in Shetland this morning.
There was an air of poignancy amid the sunshine in Cunningsburgh at the weekend as the local history group unveiled a new memorial commemorating the loss of a de Havilland aircraft at Royal Field in 1944.
Hopes have been raised that the northern isles could soon secure improved ferry services after it was confirmed that the routes will be put out to tender again.
The chairman of Shetland Islands Council’s education and families committee said he is “very pleased” with a decision from councillors to approve the idea of merging Shetland’s further education sector.
A 75-year-old woman from Unst who collided with a young cyclist at a blind bend while driving near to the Baltasound Hotel has been fined £400 and given eight penalty points.
A man from Lerwick who admitted a charge of sexual assault has had his bail continued pending a social work report.